Classics (4 years) BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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( 4.2) 747 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE Q801
This course encompasses the history, culture, archaeology, art, philosophy and linguistics of classical antiquity and the study of original texts and artefacts. You can either specialise in a particular field or retain the breadth with which the course starts. The four-year course is for those with little or no Latin, and offers a preliminary year which focuses on Latin language and Roman culture. Years 2, 3 and 4 are identical to the three years of the three-year degree. Although its possible ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Hughes Hall | 4 Years | OCT-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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37th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2020
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-20
Full Time
4 Years

Classics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
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Classics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Classics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

Entry requirements
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Source: HESA, 2018

Classics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Classical languages
87%
History
44%
Mathematics
40%
English Literature
27%
Classical Studies
17%

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Latest Greek (Classical) reviews

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Charles Marklow
05 Dec 18

Classics BA (Hons)

Intellectually stimulating, socially exhilarating, stunning...
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Henry
30 Nov 18

Classics BA (Hons)

Best thing out of experience has been playing football. Worst things -- stressful and lack of sleep due to essays and...

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Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

Wollaston Road Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB1 2EW United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.3 miles away

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